pseudogamy

noun
pseu·​dog·​a·​my | \ süˈdägəmē \
plural -es

Definition of pseudogamy

1 : activation of an egg by a sperm without accompanying nuclear fusion
2 : diploid parthenogenesis

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History and Etymology for pseudogamy

International Scientific Vocabulary pseud- + -gamy

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“Pseudogamy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pseudogamy. Accessed 6 Dec. 2021.

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